Monday , 18th February 2019

Monday , 18th February 2019

Life Sentence on Charge of Murdering Wife

August 25, 2016 By INSEC

The District Court of Saptari has ordered to sentence Naresh Rai,37 for life on August 24 on charge of murdering his wife Santoshi Chaudhary,35 of Terhauta VDC-5, Naya basti.

A single bench of District Court judge Sharada Prasad Koirala has given a verdict regarding the case. The accused was remanded in custody since March 23.

The accused had murdered his wife on the night of March 22 over a normal domestic dispute in an inebriated state. He was arrested by the police on March 23 and a post-mortem of body was conducted at Gajendra Narayan hospital on March 23.

The victim’s elder sister Devi Chaudhary had lodged a complaint at District Police Office of Saptari on March 25. He was remanded in custody since 2016, April 20 by a single bench of district court judge Tej Narayan Paudel.

Manohar Kumar Pokhrel